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Holiday Freebies

Travel plans? Shiny new devices ready to load? Grab these four free audiobooks from publishers sharing the holiday spirit of giving!

1065_NothingStrings_DNothing with Strings by Bailey White, narrated by Lorna Raver, is the perfect listen for the holiday season – a compilation of over a decade of White’s Thanksgiving stories on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. Here’s the download link, your gift from Tantor Media:



OzThe Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum’s classic narrated by Brooke Shields, is Random House Audio’s gift to you – perfect for family holiday travel! Here’s the download link:



Gray ManThe Gray Man is the first in a political thriller series from author Mark Greaney, narrated by Jay Snyder. At over ten hours, this freebie will get you to grandma’s house and home again. Click this download link from gift-giver Audible to grab your freebie.



JFKThree Shots Rang Out – The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later, written by Darren Reynolds and narrated by Diane Sawyer, will keep history buffs happy while waiting for that delayed flight. Another freebie from Audible available at this download link.



So whether you’re heading out for a family gathering armed with great listening to make those miles fly by, or heading home with shopping bags full of gadgets ready to load with audiobooks for the gift recipient, happy listening to all!




About the Author:

Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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